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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
-- lynnette gibson. >>> three hours from now, president obama will nominate former republican senator chuck hagel as defense secretary. coming up at 7:15, why members of hagel's own party say they are against his nomination. >>> at the same white house event this morning, president obama will nominate john brennan as the new cia director. he's currently the counterterrorism and homeland security adviser. he's also a 25-year cia veteran. president obama considered nominating brennan for the job four years but brennan withdrew his name after being criticized during the bush administration. >>> 49ers fans are ready. in a couple of hours tickets go on sale for saturday's big playoff games against the green bay packers. but knows tickets will not be easy to get. ryan flores is live in san francisco. any idea how many tickets are up for grabs, ryan? >> reporter: very few, dave. very few. that's the latest we're hearing from the team. if you are a 49ers' fan you are probably hoping this week goes by fast because you are looking forward to the game and it was messed to be an -- it's expected to be
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
obama outlined his vision for the new year. >> we need to promote our energy independence and protect our planet from the harmful effects much climate change and shielding our children from the horrors of gun violence. >> president said that he's looking forward to work with the new congress and proud that they passed landmark legislation. >>> the first family will conclude the holiday break late tonight. they're scheduled to depart from hey high around midnight. -- from hawaii around midnight. the first family started the end of the year vacation on december 21st. but the president returned to washington last week to help negotiate the fiscal cliff deal. >>> your tax refund could be coming late they are year and you can blame the fiscal cliff deal. they will issue tax forms based on the laws. the agency will not start accepting tax returns. but two years ago congress was in a similar bind. and tax season didn't begin till mid-february. >>> minority house leader nancy pilosi is depending a photo depicting women democrats in the state. she's calling it and accurate historical error. th
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. senators are furious after president obama nominated former senator chuck hagel to be the new secretary of defense. and as kyla campbell reports, hagel is getting an endorsement that may do more harm than good. >> reporter: dave, several senators say chuck hagel is soft on iran and he's not as committed to keeping the country from developing nuclear weapons. well, today's iran's foreign ministry program says if he leaves the program, he hopes it will improve relations between iran and the u.s. hagel's critics argue he was soft on iran when he served on the foreign relations committee as a u.s. senator. they say iran would welcome him as a leader because they won't fear suffer -- tougher sanctions when this comes to their nuclear program. he has supported u.n. sanctions against iran and believes they are working. hagel says he did not support sanctions that would be imposed by the u.s. alone because he felt that that would just isolate america from having good foreign relations. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama's next nomination expected to be w
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
is scheduled to arrive back in washington within the next half hour. the president and michelle obama held hands at the airfield and bid farewell to the well wishers and got on board air force one. they spent the last day at the hawaiian rental. they are scheduled to land at base and drews. and we will show you more later. >>> the search continues for a man who was last skydiving in washington state. crews have narrowed the search to a quarter mile area near the mountain east of seattle. kurt ruper was wearing a brown and green wing suit and that suit may be making it hard for the rescuers to spot him in the terrain. >>> crews were outlooking for the plane carrying italian fashion designer vittorio missoni. and he was traveling with his wife and two crew members. the plane vanished. the designer house was founded by his father. >>> this is a rape case involving two football players and a 16-year-old girl. >> more than a thousand protestors, some wearing masks demonstrated in front of the steubenville courthouse yesterday. this showed a video, they were joking about the rape last augus
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
joe bien -- biden to get ideas. and president obama is pushing for quick action. the vice president is meeting this hour with gun 50 and victims' groups to kick off a series of discussions. the nra and other groups will meet with joe biden tomorrow. the nation's biggest gun retaller initially said it could not come to -- retailer initially said it could not come to washington tomorrow but then they said walmart will meet with the vice president. some gun control groups say when it comes to changing legislation, it all comes down to supply and demand. we have to look at the supply site. the doe manneds people have in this -- the demand people have in this country, pick it up and use it aggressively. >> reporter: representatives from the video game and entertainment industries are also coming to d.c. tomorrow to talk about how violence on screen can lead to crimes in real life. i just heard back from my source at the white house. i checked to see if any san francisco-based gamemakers would be in attendance tomorrow but she said they are not releasing that information at this time. liv
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
obama. according to that new deal, starting this spring, the mission of americans will be to train, advise, and assist. >> the reason we went to war in the first place is now within reach, ensuring that al-qaeda can never again use afghanistan to launch attacks against america. >> in this morning's weekly address, president obama discussed how he'll end the 11- year-long war in afghanistan. in the coming months, he'll announce the next phase of the u.s. troop drawdown. most, if not all american forces should be up by december 2014. more than 2000 americans have died in the afghan war. >>> the air force is preparing for stringent cutbacks if congress can't agree on a budget by march. the air force says noncritical flights will be grounded from late july through september, including air show improvements, base improvements cut back by 50% and widespread civilian furloughs will be instituted. the air force employs about 330,000 active duty service members and 143,000 civilians. >>> the navy is looking into whether all sailors should wear flame-resistent clothing at sea. tests have sho
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